What a FIRST Robot Looks Like

Overview

  • 38" long
  • 28" wide
  • 60" high
  • 120 lbs.
  • 1-2 functions mounted on a moving chassis

FIRST Games

  • Score points by accomplishing certain tasks
  • Usually too many tasks for one robot to do everything
  • 2 minute matches, 3 vs. 3
  • No deliberate damage or tipping, but some pushing and shoving

Motors

  • Usually 12-14 motors provided in the kit
  • Not allowed to buy others
  • Range of speeds and torques
  • Car seat, door, window motors; Fisher-Price jeep motors; trailer lift motors, etc.

Pneumatics

  • Compressor, air tank, cylinders, pressure sensor and valves supplied with kit
    • Can choose what size cylinders you want
  • 120 PSI storage, 60 PSI in cylinders